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AAA: Gas Prices In Michigan Up

AAA Michigan says gas prices statewide have risen by about 7¢ per gallon in the past week. The Dearborn-based auto club says late Sunday the average price for self-serve regular unleaded gasoline was about $2.49 per gallon.

Woman Killed In Niles Twp Home Invasion

The Berrien County Sheriff’s Department and Michigan State Police are looking for two suspects in a home invasion and murder in Niles Township. Our newsgathering partners at WNDU NewsCenter 16 report a woman was found shot to

Berrien County Youth Fair Starts Tomorrow

The Berrien County Youth Fair starts tomorrow. This is the 72nd year for the fair in Berrien Springs. Fair Director Karen Klug tells WSJM News the kids will spend their weekend bringing their animals down to the fairgrounds

LMC Holding Open House For Wine Program

An open house will be held this month for Lake Michigan College’s wine making program for anyone interested in enrolling. LMC Director of Wine and Viticulture Mike Moyer tells WSJM News he’s frequently contacted by all kinds of

One Killed In Fiery Crash

A fiery one-car accident in Buchanan is under investigation by the Berrien County Sheriff’s Department. Deputies were called to the area of Glendora Road near Coveny Road just after 7 a.m. Sunday for the crash. Buchanan Township

Pokagon Fund Reflects On Ten Years

The Pokagon Fund has released its annual report, and this time around, it’s focusing on the impact the organization has had on southwest Michigan during the past ten years. The fund started in 2007, set up to

Berrien County Youth Fair Starts Monday

The Berrien County Youth Fair starts Monday. This is the 72nd year for the fair in Berrien Springs. Fair Director Karen Klug tells WSJM News the kids will spend their weekend bringing their animals down to the fairgrounds

Mosaic CCDA Planning Big Move This month

Mosaic CCDA is planning to celebrate a big move this month. Executive Director Ric Pawloski tells WSJM News they’re currently in the process of moving the administrative offices, the classrooms, and the retail shop to a new

Armed Robbery In Van Buren County

Police are looking for a suspect in a Friday morning armed robbery. The Van Buren County Sheriff’s Department tells WSJM News it happened at the Phoenix Quick Stop in Geneva Township about 8:45. A man in dark

Two-State Crime Spree Suspect Caught

A man who was involved in a series of unarmed robberies in west Michigan and northern Indiana over an eight-day period earlier this month has been arrested. Witnesses and surveillance cameras linked Jacob Savickas to a series

Berrien County Getting New Voting Machines

November’s elections in Berrien County will feature brand new voting machines in some communities. Berrien County Clerk Sharon Tyler tells WSJM News they’re thanks to a state grant the county received recently. Soon, elections workers around the

Recent Decline In MI Home Sales

A new RealComp report indicates two consecutive weeks of declines in Michigan home sales. Realtor Jeff Glover told Michigan News Network that is something we have not seen in 5 years and that if the trend continues then